Equinor Bringing in Third Odfjell Rig
Odfjell has been awarded a drilling contract for its Deepsea Stavanger mobile rig, scheduled to start drilling in February 2022. The contract includes continuing options after the initial phase. The contract value is estimated at around USD 40 million for the fixed part of the contract. Drilling services and other additional services, such as running casing, treatment of wastewater, handling of cuttings, remotely operated vehicle and fuel, are included in the contract.
This rig is a sister rig to the other two Odfjell rigs; Deepsea Atlantic and Deepsea Aberdeen
Plans call for drilling three exploration wells in the North Sea, estimated to take around four months. The operating rate is at the same level as the other two rigs.